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Acme Packet to Present at International Avaya Users Group Global Conference 2011

Monday, May 16, 2011

Acme Packet to Present at International Avaya Users Group Global Conference 201108:30 EDT Monday, May 16, 2011 BEDFORD, Mass. (Business Wire) -- Acme Packet® (NASDAQ: APKT), the leader in session delivery network solutions, today announced the company will participate in the International Avaya Users Group (IAUG) Global Conference 2011 to be held in Las Vegas at Caesars Palace from May 22 – May 26. Acme Packet executives will be addressing attendees at three different sessions and the company will be exhibiting its enterprise session border control solutions in Booth 305. For the first time since the official start of the International Avaya Users Group, the entire Avaya user community will gather together for this event. Attendees will have access to information on products and strategies to maximize communications technology investments. Acme Packet executives will be speaking at the following sessions: “The Role of the Session Border Controller in the Aura Reference Architecture” May 22, 2011, 2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m., PT, Palace 2 “The Role of SIP in the Contact Center Evolution” May 23, 2011, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. PT, Emperor 1 “Session Border Controllers in End-to-End IP Networks” May 25, 2011, 9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. PT, Palace 2 About IAUG At 6,000 members strong, the International Avaya Users Group (IAUG) combines the previous Avaya and heritage Nortel user groups into one of the world's largest international organizations for communications technology professionals. As the forum for the global Avaya customer community, IAUG provides a voice and resource for Avaya customers everywhere. About Acme Packet Acme Packet (NASDAQ: APKT), the leader in session delivery network solutions, enables the trusted, first-class delivery of next-generation voice, data and unified communications services and applications across IP networks. Our Net-Net product family fulfills demanding security, service assurance and regulatory requirements in service provider, enterprise and contact center networks. Based in Bedford, Massachusetts, Acme Packet designs and manufactures its products in the USA, selling them through over 140 reseller partners worldwide. More than 1,350 customers in 105 countries have deployed over 12,000 Acme Packet systems, including 90 of the top 100 service providers and 32 of the Fortune 100. For more information visit www.acmepacket.com. Acme Packet Safe Harbor Statement Statements contained herein that are not historical fact may be forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Such forward-looking statements may relate, among other things, to our position in the session border control market, our expected financial and operating results, our ability to establish and maintain intellectual property rights, our ability to build and grow Acme Packet, the benefits and advantages of our products, including any enhancements or new features, services and programs, and our ability to achieve our goals, plans and objectives. Such forward-looking statements do not constitute guarantees of future performance and are subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties that could cause our actual results to differ materially from those anticipated. These include, but are not limited to: difficulties in growing our customer base, difficulties leveraging market opportunities, difficulties providing solutions that meet the needs of customers, poor product sales, long sales cycles, difficulty developing new products, difficulty in relationships with vendors and partners, higher risk in international operations, difficulty managing rapid growth, and increased competition. Additional factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected or suggested in any forward-looking statements are contained in our recent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including those factors discussed under the caption “Risk Factors” in such filings. Media and Industry Analysts:CHEN PRRandy Wambold, +1-781-672-3119acmepacket@chenpr.comorInvestor Relations:Acme PacketBrian Norris, +1-781-328-4790bnorris@acmepacket.com